BOONE — As the town of Boone pursues a potential flood study in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers, town leaders are studying a new tax district in the Blowing Rock Road area as a possible source of revenue for stormwater improvements.
- Rosen Sculpture Walk offers guided tour of campus installations July 28
- NC Lt. Gov. Forest to speak at Watauga GOP's Lincoln Reagan Dinner
- New tax district eyed as Boone seeks stormwater solutions
- Emergency blood shortage: Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donors
- Sheriff's office warns of increase in mail thefts
An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives.
WATAUGA — High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office is advising the public of a recent increase in mail thefts.
DEEP GAP — High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in locating a missing ATV.
BOONE — The N.C. Court of Appeals on July 17 upheld a Superior Court decision to dismiss a lawsuit against the town of Boone filed by Lot Management Solutions Parking — a privately-owned and operated parking enforcement business in Boone.
West of downtown Blowing Rock, the otherwise tranquil Broyhill Equestrian Preserve at the L.M. Tate Show Grounds will be a massive scene of activity over the next two weeks as thousands will attend the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show.
With a mere seven weekends until Labor Day, the last thing we want to think about is the end of summer or, for our younger readers, the beginning of school — until which only five weekends remain.
North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. I have my own view on the subject, which I’ll share later in this column, but I think it would be helpful first to describe four very different takes on the issue.
The Canadian government, lining the pockets of its dairy producers, imposes high tariffs on American dairy imports. That forces Canadians to pay higher prices for dairy products. For example, Canadians pay $5.24 for a 10.5-ounce block of cheddar. In Washington, D.C., that same amount of ched…
If Mitch McConnell’s Senate can confirm his new nominee for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump may have completed the capture of all three branches of the U.S. government for the Republican Party.
A pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in Boone and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries July 11 comes as the most recent warning that it’s summer in the High Country.